The Pros And Cons Of The Marshall Plan

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Throughout history, it has been shown how political systems around the world differ from country to country. With that comes their own way of living, thinking and growing as a nation. How a country is shaped depends greatly on its views of absolute monarchy, Democracy, Communism, and fascism, which are only some systems helping to shape the nations we know today. All these political systems are formed in each region according on the needs of people, exposure they have, and their type of resources. For example, Adolf Hitler, who joined the fascist German workers ' Party in 1919, was a military and political leader of Germany. Hitler believed, ”Jews" or Jewish people were responsible for all Germany 's domestic problems. His beliefs were spread …show more content…
Fuel, machinery and food shipments were the first to be sent overseas for aid in distribution by a U.S government agency (Economic Cooperation Administration) made solely for the Marshall plan. This was an example of government official diplomacy to change Western Europe from absolute destruction to a mainland of peaceful prosperous countries. Additionally, requiring Western European governments to work …show more content…
Former solider and statesman George C. Marshall gave a speech stating “…It is logical that the United States should do whatever it is able to do to assist in the return of normal economic health to the world, without which can be no political stability and no assured peace. Our policy is not directed against any country, but against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos”. To a certain extent, in order to combat Communism americans had used propaganda aiming to the public and getting them involved in the war. Hiring film makers to show American allies in good light was the way to go. Although the majority of Marshall Plan films were documentaries, poster, radio and tv were also used. Depicted in some documentaries were the contrast between the rights of the individual in West Germany versus those in the totalitarian regimes of the Eastern. It showed people two different lifestyles. A good thing about the war was Military production, it converted civilian economy into war economy. Bonds were one way to do it;raise money for the war and get out of

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